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Snallygasters, Human Flies and Albino Frogs

Snallygasters, Human Flies and Albino Frogs

Book Explores Stories that are Unique to Washington County Residents in the Middletown area of Washington County were being terrified by a beast. It was the turn of the 20th century and an otherworldly being, or snallygaster as it became known, was being described in...

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The Hottest Restaurants, Businesses and Professionals!

The Hottest Restaurants, Businesses and Professionals!

Whatever you’re looking for in and around Washington County, we have the scoop on where to find it. We asked the experts. You voted, HM readers, and we listened. DINING Have you got a craving? We’ve got you covered! Everything from succulent seafood and bodacious...

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A Snowy Escape

A Snowy Escape

Donna Mason, who became a painter late in life, is part of the Valley Art Association’s “Winter Wonderland” exhibit. By Crystal Schelle and photos courtesy of Donna Mason Although her father was an artist himself, Donna Mason didn’t pick up a paint- brush until 2001....

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Hagerstown’s Super Solider

Hagerstown’s Super Solider

SIX months a prisoner of war, FIVE decades of service, FOUR wars, THREE years in the Army of the Potomac, TWO veterans’ organizations and George Fisher had ONE more job to do. By Stephen R. Bockmiller There are very few veterans who are known to have served in uniform...

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The Toymakers

The Toymakers

Couple Creates Handmade Wooden Toys for Needy Children at Christmas Written and photographed by Lisa Gregory As a little girl, Mary Cutshaw didn’t get toys for Christmas. Sometimes hard candy or an orange, she says. But never toys.  “If you got shoes on your feet and...

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Return to Retail: Part Three – The New Normal

Return to Retail: Part Three – The New Normal

This holiday season, retailers are committed to serving the customer, despite inventory hardships. By Angela Niessner The holiday season is upon us and one way or another we will have our holidays, complete with the exchanging of gifts between family and friends. We...

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Wiz Wit

Wiz Wit

Authentic Hoagies and Cheesesteaks reign at the Philly Sandwich Company. Story and photography by April Bartel You can’t go to Philadelphia and not try the cheesesteak. It would be like visiting Maryland and not sampling a crab cake or two. Sacrilege.  Indeed, it...

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